Betsy DeVos, the United States Secretary of Education, has proposed changes to Title IX that would narrow the definition of sexual assault, making it more difficult for the accused to be held responsible in a 120-page leaked document.
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Carlson complained to the network about Doocy as early as 2009, according to a report from The New York Times. Ailes allegedly responded by calling Carlson a “man hater,” and telling her to “try and get along with the boys,” McGinnis said.
I was shocked that a campus administration that has vocalized its support of Dreamers, Muslims and transgender people in this past year alone has not made an active effort to tell the survivors of abuse on its campus that it stands with them.
As the U.S. Department of Education looks toward possibly altering the Title IX amendment of the Education Amendments of 1972, college students across the country are raising questions about how this could affect their rights in sexual assault cases.